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Three new Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from south-east Costa Rica
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2012)
A reappraisal of Neotropical Vanilla. With a note on taxonomic inflation and the importance of alpha taxonomy in biological studies
Despite the long-standing cultural importance and botanical interest in Vanilla, many taxa belonging to the genus remain poorly understood. Vanilla species generally have broad geographical and ecological distributions. ...
A new Stelis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from the western Andes of Colombia
Stelis excentrica, a new species endemic to the Cauca slope of the western Andes, municipality of Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia, is described and illustrated. It was found in the northern part of the Farallones de Cali ...
Lankesteriana a no impact journal... or is it?
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2016)
The word impact comes from the Latin impactus, to push against. It is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as, among others, “to have a direct effect on”. In the realm of scientific publishing, impact is measured in ...
Lankesteriana, a new genus in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae)
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2014)
We estimated phylogenetic relationships within Anathallis and related genera using Bayesian analyses of nrITS sequence data. The genus is biphyletic in the molecular trees. A novel generic concept, Lankesteriana, is proposed ...
On the identity of Myoxanthus scandens (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), with a new species from Costa Rica
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2010)
We present and illustrate a new species of Myoxanthus from Costa Rica, closely related to M. scandens. We present descriptions and illustrations of both species. The new species, Myoxanthus sotoanum differs from M. scandens, ...
A new species of Stellilabium section Taeniorhachis (Orchidaceae) from Costa Rica
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2002)
The new species Stellilabium smaragdinum is described and illustrated from the montane oak forests of the Cordillera de Talamanca, Costa Rica. Among the species of Sect. Taeniorhachis, S. smaragdinum may be recognized for ...
Lepanthes gerardensis (Orchidaceae), una nueva especie de Costa Rica
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2003)
Lepanthes gerardensis from north-central Costa Rica is described and illustrated. It is most similar to the Mexican L. ancylopetala Dressler, from which it differs in shorter habit, petiolate leaves with broadly elliptic ...
Generic realignments in Maxillariinae (Orchidaceae)
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2007)
Un reciente análisis filogenético de cuatro regiones de ADN para ca. 354 especies de la subtribu Maxillariinae indican fuertemente que el género Maxillaria, en su circunscripción tradicional, es altamente polifilético. ...